Lombard International

Date de publication 07.05.2024

Legal Counsel - French Market

About Lombard International Group

Lombard International Group is a leading provider of global wealth and succession planning solutions with 30+ years' experience. We have the strength and expertise to help high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals, their families and institutions to protect, preserve and pass on their legacy to future generations.

It is in our nature to constantly innovate! We love what we do, quickly adapt, and we are agile, as well as being committed to serve our partners and clients across the globe with Best in Class wealth solutions and tailored services.

The Group serves over 15 markets across Asia, Europe and Latin America providing multi-jurisdictional, unit linked life insurance and annuities on a global basis, with a deep understanding of local regulations, cultures and attitudes.

European assets under administration are of €46.3 billion (as at 31 December 2022). Our global team of almost 600 employees includes more than 60 technical experts specializing in multiple jurisdictions.

Funds managed by Blackstone own Lombard International. Blackstone Group L.P. is one of the world's leading investment firms.

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At Lombard, it is in our nature to innovate!

We love what we do, quickly adapt, and we are agile, to bring out the very best in what we do

Your role - Are you ready for a challenge?

  • Provide legal advice to the company in respect of development of solutions and business relationships with clients and partners, with a focus on our French market;
  • Draft and negotiate contracts, partners agreements and any other relevant legal document;
  • Develop excellent working relationships with our Sales department, providing them with guidance and support on all legal aspects of the company's client cases;
  • Develop daily interactions with the Client Service department, providing legal support on client related queries;
  • Legal watch (new laws and regulations relevant to our business) conducting legal research and follow-up on legal and regulatory changes to ensure the company is well placed to respond to changes;
  • Advise management and staff on all legal matters including training;
  • Manage complaints and litigation, liaising with external counsels, in order to support the corporate position;
  • Participate in corporate projects and product development;
  • Report to the head office management bodies in a timely manner;
  • Ensure full compliance with all Group legal and local requirements that are within the scope of the legal function especially defining risks and legal and regulatory requirements.

Your profile - Have you got what it takes to become our new Legal Counsel - French Market?

  • Law degree in France;
  • 5-8 years' experience, preferably in the life insurance or the financial sector;
  • Contract drafting skills and experience in the fields of contractual risks and management of complaints/litigation are a plus;
  • Attention to detail and flexibility;
  • Ability to work in a team and under pressure;
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, exercise sound judgment and creativity in finding solutions;
  • French Native and fluency in English. Fluency in another EU language is considered an asset.

We offer you

An exciting opportunity to build a network of contacts across the organization in a collaborative and diverse workplace. At Lombard International we have a diverse team of over 40 nationalities. We are always looking for exceptional talent to join our team. Because our people are our greatest assets, you will enjoy recognition and rewarding packages. We also offer you the possibility to shape your professional career in line with your own goals and the opportunity to work with the top talent in the industry. The work can be challenging but Lombard International is always a great place to work. We are committed to extending equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

Be a part of our community!

Lombard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Given the sensitive nature of our business, industry sector and the role as described, the selected candidate is required to provide a criminal record (Bulletin n°3 for Luxembourgish residents). This excerpt will be kept by Lombard International Assurance S.A. in compliance with article 8-5 (2) of the law of 23 July 2016 and for no longer than one month from the conclusion of the employment contract; otherwise it will be destroyed without any undue delay should the candidate not be hired.

Should you be interested in pursuing this opportunity, please send your application in full confidence to Lombard International Assurance S.A, [email protected]

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